Nancy Pelosi Seeks to Nullify All Immigration Law, Urging Deportees to Thwart Court Deportation Orders

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. listens to a question as she meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) more >

By Monica Showalter, American Thinker, July 12, 2019

Presumably, a nation’s top lawmaker would care a bit about rule of law.

Not House speaker Nancy Pelosi.

She’s out advising people whose very first act in America was to break the law — how to avoid any consequences for that act, not at the entry point, not during the lengthy court process, but well after the courts have processed every claim and appeal, and still found them deportable.

Here’s National Review’s account of it:

“An ICE deportation warrant is not the same as a search warrant. If that is the only document ICE brings to a home raid, agents do not have the legal right to enter a home.  If ICE agents don’t have a warrant signed by a judge, a person may refuse to open the door and let them in,” said Pelosi, reading from prepared remarks at her weekly press conference.

Pelosi’s comments come as ICE plans to begin raids in ten major cities Sunday targeting 2,000 illegal immigrants [sic] who have ignored deportation orders.

During a closed-door meeting on Thursday, Pelosi urged members of her caucus to help disseminate the party’s “know your rights” campaign to illegal immigrants [sic] in their districts who may be targeted during the raids, Politico reported.  She also told her colleagues that she plans to appeal to religious leaders to speak out against the planned raids.

After the meeting, Pelosi told reporters that she believed opposition from religious leaders played a significant role in Trump’s decision to call off a sweeping ICE raid in early June.

“They were very concerned that this goes too far because these raids were not what they signed up for with President Trump.  And I think their calls to the president made a difference,” Pelosi said.  “Hopefully the president will think again about it or these groups will weigh in once again.”

“Families belong together,” she added.  “Every person in America has rights.”. ….